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Welsh death/doomsters The Drowning return with their fifth studio release, ‘The Radiant Dark’, their first with their new label, Transcending Obscurity Records, and what a label debut it is; an utterly crushing offering! Jools Green The Abyss ‘The Radiant Dark’ is an eight track release that encompasses a hefty fifty-seven …

………”Before Arcturus there was Mortem”…………. Mortem were originally formed by Marius Vold and Steinar Sverd Johnsen back in 1989, one of the first Black Metal bands to emerge onto the newly forming scene in Norway, releasing the rare, highly coveted and brutal ‘Slow Death’ demo on cassette, with Euronymous and …

Swiss extreme Metal amalgamators Voice Of Ruin return with their third full length, ‘Acheron’, aptly named after one of the five rivers that ran through Hades in Greek mythology, sitting once again “Between tragic reality and fiction”, as they “draw their lyrical inspiration from both the darkest episodes of history …

It’s rare I review re-releases but occasionally a rare jewel re-emerges and ‘Evocation Of Light’, originally released as a limited edition CD and cassette in 2013 by Swiss melodic Black/Death Metal outfit Stortregn is one such album, this time coming out as a gatefold album on marble coloured vinyl via …

UK necro masters Verdelet present to you… ‘Against All Odds’, and it really is against all odds that you and I are privileged to hear this album, recorded, in the words of the band, “on the 31st March 2019, at one rehearsal, in one take; No frills, No bullshit!” Jools …

Cult Of Luna return with their seventh studio release, ‘A Dawn To Fear’, and it is undeniably their most breathtakingly impressive offering to date. 2013s ‘Vertikal’ and its companion EP, ‘Vertikal II’, were pretty stunning listens but this atmospheric sludge/progressive Metal six-piece have surpassed their achievements with this latest jewel …

Greece’s black ‘n’ thrash duo Nigredo have come out guns blazing with their debut full length ‘Flesh Torn – Spirit Pierced’ and their take no prisoners attitude that prevailed on 2015 EP ‘Facets of Death’ continues once more. The Abyss: Jools Green It’s an eight track forty-one minute onslaught from …